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AIX Version 4.3 Guide to Printers and Printing

Adding a Print Queue Device


To perform this task, you must have root authority.


  1. At the system prompt, type:
    wsm printers

  2. In the Web-based System Manager Printer Queues container, use the menus to select or type values for required attributes such as the name of the device, the queue where the device will be attached, and the path name for the printer backend program.

  3. Provide additional information as prompted.

You can also perform this task with the following commands:

smit mkquedev
mkquedev -d QueueName -q QueueName -a Attribute = Value

You may need to use the -a flag several times to fully configure a print queue device.

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